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Classic Paintings Become Uninhabited

Sunday 10.14.2012 , Posted by

As humans we are so drawn to life that sometimes we overlook the beauty behind it. New media artist Hadju Bence has put a new twist on classic paintings by removing the people to showcase the architecture behind them. It’s fascinating how unrecognizable some of the famous paintings become without the subjects there to give them emotion. It all started when Bence was given an assignment in a geometry class at The University of Fine Arts in Hungary to “find and draw the perspective and horizon lines of renaissance.” He removed the people so that he could “examine how the painter really created the perspective space and how it actually looks.” [Read more…]

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